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How the Reemerging Hemp Industry Can Spark a New Industrial RevolutionKentucky Hempsters - Published on December 8, 2015Read more
Industrial hemp played a valuable role in the 20th century’s movement to use renewable agricultural materials to make industrial products. Today it has the opportunity to do so once again.
Is Hemp the Best Alternative to Synthetic Materials?Kentucky Hempsters - Published on October 27, 2015Read more
In the last century, natural fibers have been replaced by synthetics to a great extent. Unfortunately, its production and disposal contributes to an array of environmental problems.
Hemp vs. Cotton: 3 Reasons Why Cotton Is Not King (and Why Hemp Should Be)Kentucky Hempsters - Published on October 8, 2015Read more
With the growing decriminalization and legalization of cannabis across the U.S., hemp has the opportunity to knock cotton off its throne and become the fabric of our future.
The 10 Most Common Misconceptions About HempKentucky Hempsters - Published on September 25, 2015Read more
In an effort to help set the record straight, here is a breakdown of the top 10 misconceptions we hear about hemp.
Did the Industrial Value of Hemp Spark Cannabis Prohibition?Kentucky Hempsters - Published on September 9, 2015Read more
Cannabis legalization has received a lot of attention lately, but what most people don’t know is that it may have been industrial hemp that triggered prohibition in the first place.
Why Is Hemp Known as the ‘Green Buffalo’ of Plants?Kentucky Hempsters - Published on August 12, 2015Read more
Native American tribes used the buffalo in its entirety, but did you know that hemp is often referred to as the “green buffalo” because all parts of the hemp plant are valuable?
Hemp 101: What Is Hemp, What’s It Used for, and Why Is It Illegal?Kentucky Hempsters - Published on July 14, 2015Read more
What exactly is hemp, and how is it different from the psychoactive form of cannabis that we consume medicinally and recreationally?